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caul

 [kawl]
a part of the amniotic sac that sometimes envelops the head of the fetus at birth.

great·er o·men·tum

[TA]
an areolar, four-layer peritoneal fold, formed by the double-layer dorsal mesentery of the stomach (dorsal mesogastrium) descending from the greater curvature of the stomach to fold under on itself and ascend to the transverse colon; the descending and ascending portions fuse, obliterating the inferior recess of the omental bursa, resulting in the four-layer structure that usually hangs over the anterior aspect of the intestines like an apron; components include the following peritoneal ligaments: gastrophrenic, gastrosplenic, splenorenal, and gastrocolic.
Synonym(s): omentum majus [TA], caul (2) , cowl, epiploon, gastrocolic omentum, pileus, velum (3)

pileus

/pi·le·us/ (pil´e-us) caul.

pileus

(pī′lē-əs)
n. pl. pi·lei (-lē-ī′)
1. Botany The umbrellalike fruiting structure forming the top of a stalked fleshy fungus, such as a mushroom; the cap.
2. A brimless round skullcap worn by ancient Romans.
3. See caul.

pileus

the cap of a mushroom or toadstool.
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Table 2 showed the results of the number of pileus of oyster mushroom in every nine (9) days of harvesting on every ten (10) data bags per treatment.
Effect of various substrates on number of pinhead, matured fruiting bodies, size of pileus diameter and stipe diameter of P.
Chrvsovessels present, but rare in the pileus and stipe trama, filled with golden yellow content.
tuberregium stipe height and diameter; pileus diameter and fresh weight Treatment Stipe Stipe Pileus Fresh height diameter diameter weight M1 4.
6, 11-13), as Hypholoma caerulescens, collection 1 (see above) presents three small basidiomata, with pileus convex, smooth, 8-20 mm diam.
Receptacle formed by a pseudostipe with a basal volva and a clathrate pileus in the apex, bearing the gelatinous gleba.
Pileus (10-) 20-40 mm diam, convex to subumbonate, smooth, dry, shiny, finely fibrillose, pale brown of beige to darker at the center, with blue hues overall; in dry specimens the surface has a cinnamon grayish brown color, without the blue hues; margin entire.
tsugae pileus significantly stimulated the mouse lymphocytes.
Davis rejected the first plan for the statue, a female Liberty with the symbolic pileus on her head.
The pileus alone was used on a famous coin by Brutus after Caesar's murder as a symbol of Libertas restituta, and this gesture was echoed in the Renaissance by Lorenzo or Lorenzaccio, the murderer of Alessandro de Medici, on a medal.
Even the liberty cap or pileus, so familiar from French Revolutionary art and even from early United States works, was rejected when it was remembered that it had originated as the symbol of the freeing of Roman slaves and was therefore too controversial to be used in a nation with its own burning slave question.
Distinguishing features are reddish to orange color, azonate pileus, creamy white milk, crowded gills, sub-cylindric to sub-fusiform pleuromacrocystidia, cheilocystidia and globose to subglobose reticulated spores.